Richard W. Yost

Richard W. Yost is a partner in the firm's Philadelphia office.  For over 35 years, he has devoted his practice to all aspects of insurance litigation including the representation of insurance companies and the defense of their insureds in the general and professional liability context.  Mr. Yost is an experienced trial attorney with a broad-based background in insurance defense, coverage analysis and subrogation.  He concentrates his practice in insurance litigation, professional liability, employment litigation, first party property, subrogation, products liability, transportation, municipal liability and the representation of physicians, psychiatrists, dentists and psychologists and non-profit, religious and mental health organizations.

Richard W. Yost is a partner in the firm's Philadelphia office.  For over 35 years, he has devoted his practice to all aspects of insurance litigation including the representation of insurance companies and the defense of their insureds in the general and professional liability context.  Mr. Yost is an experienced trial attorney with a broad-based background in insurance defense, coverage analysis and subrogation.  He concentrates his practice in insurance litigation, professional liability, employment litigation, first party property, subrogation, products liability, transportation, municipal liability and the representation of physicians, psychiatrists, dentists and psychologists and non-profit, religious and mental health organizations.

Mr. Yost is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania, the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Middle Districts of Pennsylvania, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit and the U.S. Supreme Court.  He has extensive trial experience in all state and federal courts of Pennsylvania and New Jersey, and has argued successfully many times before the appellate courts of Pennsylvania and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.  Mr. Yost has been involved in over one hundred reported decisions and has achieved several large verdicts/settlements in subrogation cases.

He is a member of the Defense Research Institute (DRI) and the Trucking Industry Defense Association (TIDA).

Mr. Yost has received the highest level AV® Preeminent rating by Martindale-Hubbell, and was the recipient of America's Top 100 Attorneys Lifetime Achievement Award in 2017.  He has also been selected for inclusion in Pennsylvania Super Lawyers annually since 2005 and has been named to the Top 100 Pennsylvania or Top 100 Philadelphia lists annually since 2008.

Mr. Yost received his B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania in 1977 and his J.D. from Temple University School of Law in 1982.

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University of Pennsylvania (B.A., 1977)

Temple University School of Law (J.D., 1982)

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